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Men's Soccer


Lucky Number Seven

In a battle between two of the nation’s elite soccer programs, Virginia (14-6-3) defeated second-seeded UCLA (14-5-5) — prevailing 4-2 in penalty kicks after a scoreless regulation and two extra-time periods — to win the program’s seventh national championship.

American soccer star Landon Donovan plays his final Major League Soccer game Sunday, when his LA Galaxy play the New England Revolution for the 2014 MLS Cup.

Farewell, Landon Donovan

As Landon Donovan prepares to play his last MLS game, I’d like to take a second to relive and thank him for the “Oh My Gosh! That Was Amazing!” moments I was fortunate enough to see during his 15-year career.


Men's soccer survives physical clash against Hokies

Junior midfielder Todd Wharton converted a penalty kick for No. 15 Virginia (10-5-2, 4-3-2 ACC) in the 55th minute, which ultimately proved sufficient to take down Virginia Tech (7-8-2, 2-6-1), 1-0, for the second time this season to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament on Sunday.


Men’s soccer battles North Carolina to a 1-1 draw

The No. 21 Virginia men’s soccer team (9-5-2, 3-3-2 ACC) knew it could not afford to enter postseason play with three consecutive ACC losses, and after a gritty performance Saturday night against No. 6 North Carolina (12-4-1, 5-2-1 ACC), it won’t.


Brown, Virginia men's soccer prep for Clemson

Virginia is preparing for its next conference test, as it will travel to face Clemson (6-6, 3-2 ACC) on Friday night. While the Cavaliers have not defeated the Tigers since 2010 – they suffered 2-0 defeats in both 2012 and 2013 – Virginia plans on finally breaking the streak this year.


Cavaliers down George Mason, 1-0

On a rain-soaked night in George Mason Stadium, the No. 14 Virginia men’s soccer team (7-3-1, 2-1-1 ACC) dealt the Patriots (7-2-2, 0-1-0 Atlantic 10) their second consecutive loss as the Cavaliers battled to a 1-0 victory.


No. 2 Virginia men's soccer upset by upstart No. 20 Davidson, 2-1

Merely days after moving up to No. 2 and earning a first place vote in the polls, the Virginia men’s soccer team was dealt their second loss of the season Wednesday night.The Wildcats came out strong, but it was the Cavaliers that led at halftime. However, two second half goals within eight minutes of each other were enough for Davidson (4-0-2, 0-0-0 A-10) to pull a 2-1 upset against Virginia (4-2-1, 1-0-0 ACC).